Florence Oregon News

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Seattle-based evangelical church that is moving into Portland has postponed its first service, which had been scheduled for Saturday. Mars Hill Church Pastor Tim Smith posted a note on the church website saying […]

Our Town talks 9-11 and Eco Development

What do a walk on the beach, a good book, economic recovery and the tenth anniversary of 9-11 have in common? All will be featured on this afternoon’s Our Town on KCST. It’s been two full years since the recession officially ended and things are still tough in Florence.  Building […]

STEP to talk fall coho

Three guest speakers will talk about the fall prospects for anglers this evening during the monthly meeting of the Florence Salmon Trout Enhancement Program.  Oregon State Game Trooper Scott Salisbury, along with a representative from the U.S. Coast Guard Siuslaw Station and guide Clyde Clark will talk about safety and […]

Gas prices take a hike for holiday

Labor Day travelers got hit with higher gas prices over the long holiday weekend.  The National average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline jumped a nickel this week to $3.66 while Oregon’s average, as measured by Triple-A, surged eight cents to $3.83.  Florence’s average price also took a […]

Son of Coastal Legislator passes away

The adult son of Oregon House Co-Speaker Arnie Roblan has died.  Aaron Roblan was 37 years old.  He had apparently been suffering from a suspected auto-immune disorder but was responding to treatment and had returned to work.  The co-speaker and his wife were on a legislative trade mission in China […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,321 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Felix Hernandez pitched eight innings of four-hit ball to win at Angel Stadium for the first time since 2006, and the Seattle Mariners snapped a five-game skid and slowed the […]